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Mere external display
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  1. Mere external display
  2. (Music) A note or group of notes that embellishes a melody.
  3. A person considered as a source of pride, honor, or credit:
Something that beautifies or adorns; an ornament:
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  1. Something that beautifies or adorns; an ornament:
  2. A decoration; that which adorns.
  3. A decoration or ornament
An edging or trimming of lace, etc., gathered or pleated and attached along one edge but free at the other; ruffle
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  1. An edging or trimming of lace, etc., gathered or pleated and attached along one edge but free at the other; ruffle
  2. Any unnecessary ornament; superfluous thing added for show
  3. (Photog.) A wrinkling of the edge of a film, plate, etc.
  1. The ornamentation of fabric using needlework.
  2. The art or work of ornamenting fabric with designs in special decorative stitches; embroidering
  3. Ornamentation of fabric with needlework:
Exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally (Ex: He's as strong as an ox.)
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  1. Exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally (Ex: He's as strong as an ox.)
  2. A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect, as in I could sleep for a year or This book weighs a ton.
(Computing) Setting up a hierarchy of calculated constants in a language such as Ada so that the values of one or more of them determine others further down in the hierarchy.
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  1. (Computing) Setting up a hierarchy of calculated constants in a language such as Ada so that the values of one or more of them determine others further down in the hierarchy.
  2. (Electronics) The process of taking a parsed tree of an abstract integrated circuit definition in a language such as Verilog and creating a hierarchy of module instances that ends with primitive (atomic) gates and statements.
  3. The natural process of formation or assimilation, performed by the living organs in animals and vegetables, by which a crude substance is changed into something of a higher order; as, the elaboration of food into chyme; the elaboration of chyle, or sap, or tissues.
An adorning or being adorned
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  1. An adorning or being adorned
  2. A decoration; that which adorns.
  3. A decoration or ornament
Anything used for decorating; ornament
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  1. Anything used for decorating; ornament
  2. A medal, badge, or similar token of honor
  3. The act, process, technique, or art of decorating.
A court order directing a third party to make such property available.
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  1. A court order directing a third party to make such property available.
  2. (Law) A proceeding by which a creditor plaintiff seeks to attach money or property in the possession of a third party in order to satisfy a debt owed by the defendant
  3. A decoration or ornamentation:
  1. Something that garnishes; a decoration, adornment or embellishment
  2. An ornament; decoration; embellishment; trimming
Anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct
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  1. Anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct
  2. (Music) A tone or tones used to embellish a principal melodic tone
  3. An adorning or being adorned; ornamentation
An ornament or embellishment
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  1. An ornament or embellishment
  2. Ornaments collectively; decoration
  3. Decoration, adornment or embellishment.
Correct position in the water: a ship is in trim if stable and floating on an even keel, out of trim if not
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  1. Correct position in the water: a ship is in trim if stable and floating on an even keel, out of trim if not
  2. Excised or rejected material, such as film that has been cut in editing.
  3. Any ornamental trimming
An accompaniment to a meal.
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  1. An accompaniment to a meal.
  2. Something added as decoration or ornament, especially a band of lace or embroidery on clothing.
  3. Decoration; ornament
Find another word for embellishment. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for embellishment, like: ornament, adornment, frill, embroidery, hyperbole, elaboration, decoration, exaggeration, adornment, decoration and garnishment.